Professor Maja is a sociologist, author, regular guest expert on TV, and a TEDx Speaker. Professor Maja holds a PhD in sociology from McMaster University where she also teaches. Recently, Maja was nominated for the YWCA’s 2017 Woman of Distinction Award, in the category of Education and Mentorship for her commitment to the development of young women. To deal with the lack of confidence, abundance of perfectionism, and incessant apologies she witnessed daily, Prof. Maja authored two books in 2016 called (“Hey Ladies, Stop Apologizing…and other career mistakes women make” and “Hey Ladies, Stop Apologizing, THE WORKBOOK”.) She is also conducting her own research study on Women's Confidence and Communication styles such as: Apologies, deflection of Praise and Public Speaking.